During his decades in the entertainment industry, he has worked as a composer, actor, writer, television personality, motivational speaker, and is a New York Times best-selling author.

At 86 years old he told the Christian Post that he was writing a book about faith called “If”.

At just 19 years old he married Shirley Lee Foley, daughter of country music star Red Foley.


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One year later he was thrust into the limelight with his first hit, his version of Fats Domino’s “Ain’t That a Shame.” In 1956 he had a number one single and the only other singer that was ahead of him in the charts at that time was Elvis Presley.

At just 23 years old he had his own show The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom airing on ABC every week for 115 episodes until 1960.